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Lanhee Chen: Two Policy Experts Debate The Merit Of More Federal Stimulus

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia MSN
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the merits of passing more stimulus during the coronavirus pandemic.

What The Trump-Clinton Debates Suggests About The First Trump-Biden Tussle

by Bill Whalenvia Forbes
Sunday, September 27, 2020

Unseasonably warm weather has returned to the San Francisco Bay Area, bringing with it the threat of more wildfires, and the adjacent counties continue to be all over the map (pun intended) when it comes to returning to a pre-pandemic social order.

How Trump Might Debate Biden

by Lanhee J. Chenvia CNN
Saturday, September 26, 2020

The first general election debate on September 29 represents a significant opportunity for President Donald Trump to change the dynamic of a race where he trails in national polling, as well as in recent polls from some of the battleground states he would need to win to be reelected. 


Law Talk With Epstein & Yoo #138: “Supreme Court: Ragnarok”

interview with Richard A. Epstein, John Yoovia Law Talk With Epstein, Senik & Yoo
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the bruising confirmation battle to come.


Area 45: Foreign To This Election

interview with Markos Kounalakisvia Area 45
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Markos Kounalakis discusses unrest in Egypt and Iran – and offers a few foreign policy questions in advance of next week’s presidential debate.


The Electoral College

featuring John H. Cochrane, Morris P. Fiorina, David Davenport, Richard A. Epstein, Daniel Heilvia PolicyEd
Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Tis the season—the presidential election season that is. Election officials are busy printing ballots. Pollsters are making phone calls. And candidates, parties, and special interest groups are spending millions of dollars to convince you that one candidate is superior to the other.


Richard Epstein: Threats Of FDR's 1937 Court-Packing Awakened In 2021 & What Is To Be Done?

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Monday, September 21, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses the Supreme Court and who might replace Ruth Bader Ginsberg.


Richard Epstein: Who Was The Tireless Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

via The John Batchelor Show
Monday, September 21, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Trump And McConnell, Beware."


John Yoo: Key Supreme Court Cases 'Hang In Balance' Amid Fight To Replace RBG

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Monday, September 21, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses some of hot button issues facing the Supreme Court.


Biden May Seem Like Centrist, But His Platform Is Progressive

by Lanhee J. Chenvia CNN
Monday, September 21, 2020

Joe Biden's campaign policy agenda will add $5.4 trillion in new federal spending over the next decade, according to a new analysis by the Penn Wharton Budget Model, a nonpartisan research-based initiative at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. Biden has many aggressive plans, which include remaking the US health care system, expanding housing subsidies, and making public colleges and universities tuition-free for families making less than $125,000 a year. 



decision 2020

The purpose of this portal is to host articles and provide links to content written by Hoover fellows that pertain to the prominent ideas of the 2020 presidential election.

Specifically, it will focus on the most recent polling data and the topics that have dominated discussion during this election season. This portal will be a central location for anyone who wants to look into specific policy options, providing Hoover research articles on the issues that matter most.